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Veterans Advisory Board

Public meetings

The board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m.

Clark County Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Hearing Room 680, Vancouver

Meetings can also be viewed live on CVTV. Additional broadcasts will be available each week; see your local listing or visit

The Veterans Advisory Board oversees the Clark County Veteran's Assistance Fund which provides emergency relief for the area's indigent veterans. The board consists of nationally recognized veterans organizations in Clark County and veterans from the community. The majority of the members must be representatives from service organizations; however veterans may join as a Member-At-Large if voted in by the board. Service organizations and members-at-large must renew their Letter of Appointment each year in the month of October.

Join the board

Those interested in joining the board must submit a Letter of Appointment to:
Clark County Community Services
Attn:  Samantha Whitley
PO Box 5000
Vancouver, WA  98666-5000


Organization Primary representative Alternate Letter of Appointment date
40 et 8 Sam Grooms Jan Wojciechowski 09/01/14
American Legion #14 Smith/Reynolds Dixie Hotaling James Resleff 12/30/13
Am. Legion #27      
American Legion #44 Ridgefield post      
American Legion #168 Tum Tum Post Robert Nichols Richard Langenbach 10/15/13
American Legion #176 Michael Gibson Jonathan Frederick 10/22/13
American Legion #189 LaCenter Post      
American Legion #208 Battle Ground Post      
American Vets #6 Richard Alvarez Benjamin Long 01/18/14
DAV Chapter #4      
Korean War Veterans Assoc. #321 Thomas Dombeck Robert Sumrill 11/13/13
Marine Corps League #826 Lou Baste Fiorin Zeviar 10/09/13
VFW #4278 John Raynor Stephen Stetson 12/15/13
VFW #7824 Roy Billings Bruce Maas 10/24/13
VFW #12011      
VFW Post #12028 "LZ" North County Skip Benge   12/13/13
Vietnam Vets of America #512 Greg Whitson Joseph Fettig 01/08/14
Member at Large Kevin Lawson   12/30/13



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Date Minutes
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November No Meeting
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August No Meeting
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June No Meeting
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Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Bldg 17, Suite A419, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of Clark County Commissioners

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